Pharmacy

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

9 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. The DEA’s Take Back Day provides an opportunity for thousands of …

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Pharmacy

The New Focus on Patient Experience

9 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS Picture this: You are in a pharmacy around 5pm on a Monday after a holiday. The drive-through is backed up, there’s a line at the cash register and a technician called out sick today. I …

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Pharmacy

YOU Are Essential for Your Medicare Patients

10 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Even though the Medicare Annual Enrollment period is still months away, now is the best time to learn how Medicare plans, especially Part D, affects you and your customers. According to Pharmacy Times, “Medicare patients are the highest users of …

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Pharmacy

Unique Pharmacy Law Enhancing Vaccine Administration

10 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Back in 1963, North Dakota passed a law that all pharmacies within its borders must be owned by at least 51% of the pharmacist. What does this mean? No chain pharmacies are allowed to operate in North Dakota in order …

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Pharmacy

2021 Top Pharma Trends

10 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

The pharmaceutical industry is witnessing a massive revamp due to the development of several technologies, according to StartUs Insights. Here is a little insight on the top trends shaping the pharma industry for 2021. Artificial Intelligence The use of artificial …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Women Pioneers in Medicine

11 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

As we enter Women’s History Month, it is important to remember the enormous impact that women have made to the medical field. Below is a glimpse of the many women who have not only shaped the field but have also …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

8 Heart Healthy Tips

11 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

As we approach the end of American Heart Health Month, it is important to keep in mind how dangerous heart disease is. As pharmacists, you can do your part in prevention through education. Here are some heart healthy tips to …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Newly 2021 FDA Approved Drugs

11 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

Since March of last year, one of the FDA’s top priorities has been approvals related to COVID-19. While that is still true for this year, they have also been working on approvals of non-COVID related drugs. Innovation drives progress. When …

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GRx Sales & Service

Which GRx Service Is Right For You?

11 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

When choosing between mail-in and onsite service for pharmaceutical returns, there are some aspects to take into consideration. Each service has its reasons as to why it could be the best option for your pharmacy. Whether you are looking for …

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Pharmacy

Why Your Drug Disposal Matters

12 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

By: Amanda Winslow, PharmD, BCPS For the average American it probably has been quite a while since they checked the expiration dates on the medications in their home. For most it is very easy to overlook the medications that have …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Honoring American Heart Month!

12 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

All February long we are celebrating American Heart Month to raise awareness for the prevention of heart disease. As a trusted member of the community, pharmacists are key to help spread awareness. Heart disease is the leading cause of death …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

To My Fellow Wine and Cheese Lovers…

12 months ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

In previous years, the exciting news that dark chocolate, in fact, has health benefits was released. People all over the world jumped for joy to learn that one of their favorite snacks isn’t all that bad. Now, thanks to recent …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Over-The-Counter Home Test For COVID-19 Gets US Green Light

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

After over 90 million confirmed cases worldwide, a new over the counter (OTC) Covid-19 test has been introduced. The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EAU) for the first at-home COVID-19, rapid test. “Receiving an EUA does not mean …

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Pharmacy

Maryville Pharmacy Speaks About the COVID Vaccine

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

GRx customer and owners of Maryville Pharmacy in Maryville, IL were featured on CBS News when the pandemic first broke out.  During their interview, siblings Harry and Catherine Zollars shared their concerns about their customers and what they were doing …

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Pharmacy

Taking Solace In The Winter Solace

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

The winter solstice, our shortest day and longest night of the year, is today, December 21, 2020. Luckily, from this day forward, each day a minute of sunlight is added until we get to June 21st the longest day of …

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Pharmacy

10 Helpful Ways To Get Through The Holiday Stress

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Instead of bringing joy, anticipating and excitement, the holidays, in equal measure, bring on feelings of stress, being rushed and large doses of anxiety. With COVID-19 on our minds, …

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Pharmacy

Pharmacists Don Superhero Capes During The Pandemic

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Amanda Alfredson

The COVID-19 pandemic has made for a trying time in every industry of the world. Doctors, nurses and the scientists have become the face of the crisis. However, people haven’t paid too much attention to all the hard work and …

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Pharmacy

What Makes an Effective Leader?

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

Paul Nick, President and CEO believes these to be some of the most important characteristics of an effective leader.  Be intentional. Be authentic. Be transparent. Be visible. Use your voice.  And above all, have the courage to stick to your word and honor your …

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Pharmacy

A Thanksgiving to Remember

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

Thanksgiving is a time when we take stock of what we’ve accomplished over the past year and give thanks to all the wonderful people in our lives who’ve helped us along the way. So, before we carve the turkey and …

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Pharmacy

World Kindness Day 2020

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

Every November 13, 2020, World Kindness Day promotes the importance of being kind to each other, yourself, at home, in the workplace and to the world. Its purpose is to remind everyone to understand that compassion for others is what …

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GRx Sales & Service

Why Partner with GRx

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

In this short new 30 second clip, we show you why GRx is redefining the reverse distribution industry. Check out our latest video clip here:

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Pharmacy

It’s National Pharmacist’s Week!

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

Thank you for your dedicated commitment and service to your communities! This year, more than ever, you were on the frontlines and dispensing information and wisdom in addition to medication.  The team at GRx applauds all of the people working …

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Pharmacy

EPA 40 CFR & the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

Nearly two decades ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began raising awareness to the public about the concerning level of pharmaceuticals present in the environment, specifically in our drinking water.  A pharmacy or hospital may have thousands of pharmaceutical items …

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Pharmaceutical Returns

Let Me Be The Judge of That

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Meagan Zirpoli

Congratulations to Donna for being selected to sit on Corporate Communications & Marketing Awards Judging Committee for the Stevie Awards®. The Stevie Awards are the world’s premier business awards.  They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition …

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Pharmacy

California Eyes Selling its Own Brand of Prescription Drugs

1 year ago  •  Add Comment  •  by Donna Bliss

California’s Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has presented a new proposal to help lower overall healthcare costs for the state. His idea is a radical one – to start a California State generic drug label. California has a billion-dollar drug industry, …

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